‘It has been a pretty perfect weekend’

Daniel Ticktum was overwhelmed with his second straight victory in the Macau Grand Prix. The British driver said the triumph was “less surprising but more enjoyable ,

Iraq | War victims turn to social media to find medical help

It was spring 2007 in northern Iraq when 6-year-old Saja Saleem raced home from school with the good news about her excellent grades, hoping to receive the

Farfus wins GT World Cup in an emotional day for BMW Schnitzer

The Brazilian driver Augusto Farfus Jr took the victory yesterday during the FIA GT World Cup event, giving the manufacturers’ title to BMW Schnitzer Team in the

France | Protests sparked by gas tax lead to 1 death, 227 injuries

France was shaken Saturday by the biggest demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron took office as police responded with tear gas against protesters who blocked traffic in a

Tarquini crowned with WTCR title in Macau’s Season Finale

The Italian driver and legend of touring car racing, Gabriele Tarquini, has won the 2018 FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) in Macau after finishing in 10th

This Day in History | 1985 Superpower summit ‘off to good start’

The first meeting in six years between the world’s superpowers - the United States and the Soviet Union - has begun in Switzerland. Early reports indicate the

Macau racer wins first ever ‘Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup’

Macau driver Kong Kin Chong conquered the first of the newly established “Greater Bay Area Lotus Cup,” on Sunday morning. Racing a Lotus Exige, the local driver set

Offbeat | Homeless Aussie who helped thwart attack charged with theft

A homeless Australian man who shot to fame after using a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week’s militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a

Hickman wins for the third time, Aspire-Ho makes it 1-2

Briton Peter Hickman won the 52nd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix race on Saturday afternoon. Starting from pole position, Hickman saw his teammate and Macau’s most successful motorcycle

Sunny Wong wins ‘little taste’ Macau Touring Car Cup

Hong Kong driver Sunny Wong took his Subaru Impreza WRX to a pole-to-flag win in the FOOD4U Macau Touring Car Cup on Saturday, crossing the finish

Football | Portugal qualifies for finals, Italy earn positives in draw

No Cristiano Ronaldo, no problem. Portugal drew with Italy 0-0 on Saturday to pick up the point it needed to qualify for the UEFA Nations

Motorsport | Ogier wins 6th straight World Rally Championship

  Sebastien Ogier won his sixth straight World Rally Championship after a final day of racing at Rally Australia ended the hopes of his only two challengers

Dovizioso wins rain-affected Valencia MotoGP

Andrea Dovizioso of Ducati took advantage of a difficult wet track to win the season-ending Valencia MotoGP yesterday. Poor conditions forced the race to be

China’s kindergarten crackdown is the latest disaster for stocks

First came the clampdown on shadow banks. Then it was gaming companies and drugmakers. Now education firms are in the Chinese government’s crosshairs, roiling stocks and reminding

World Briefs

AUSTRALIA Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a shrine in Darwin commemorating the deaths of 80 Japanese submariners in waters near the city in World War II.

The Buzz | Barack surprise guest at Michelle Obama’s book show

Former President Barack Obama practically brought the house down at Michelle Obama’s book show in Washington. The former first lady is currently touring the country promoting her memoir,

World Views | This Asian nation might revive faith in democracy

Political revolts around the world have targeted what are widely seen as corrupt and unaccountable political and business elites — elites that pursue their own interests globally at the expense of

Monday, November 19, 2018 – edition no. 3173

* Pacific summit ends without joint statement as China, US differ * Marreiros to design central library * Growing interest in Macau history * GP SUPPLEMENT   DOWNLOAD PDF   MDT GP65 Macau Grand Prix Supplement

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